Outboard vs Overboard - What's the difference?

outboard | overboard |


As adjectives the difference between outboard and overboard

is that outboard is situated outside the hull of a vessel while overboard is outside of a boat, in the water.

As a noun outboard

is an outboard motor.

As an adverb overboard is

over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat.

outboard

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Situated outside the hull of a vessel.
  • Positioned away from the centre line of a ship or aircraft.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An outboard motor.
  • A vessel fitted with an outboard motor.
  • A studio having outboard gear (compressor, equalizer, etc.).
  • overboard

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Outside of a boat, in the water
  • Adverb

    (-)
  • Over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat.
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  • Excessively; too much.
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